• Grapes of Wrath: Jim Casey as a Christ Figure
    In the novel, The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck brings to the reader a variety of diverse and greatly significant characters. However, the majority of each characters' individuality happens to lie within what they symbolize in the microcosm of the Joad family and their acquaintances, which itself
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  • Grapes of Wrath: Jim Casey as a Christ Figure
    In the novel, The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck brings to the reader a variety of diverse and greatly significant characters. However, the majority of each characters' individuality happens to lie within what they symbolize in the microcosm of the Joad family and their acquaintances, which itself
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  • Lord of the Flies: Simon as a Christ Figure
    The character of Simon in William Golding's Lord of the Flies has often been viewed as the Christ figure of the novel. If you were to examine the actions of both Simon and Jesus, you would find a number of incidents that parallel each other. One of the first things that Simon does that depicts a
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  • Galahad as a Christ Figure
    Very few people can call themselves a Christ figure. There are so many elements that go into being a Christ figure. Galahad had all those elements. He was enraptured, he saw "the wonders of the Holy Grail", and he had disciples. Also, he made life better for human beings by sacrificing himself f
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  • Idylls of the King - Arthur as a Christ Figure
    In many literary stories, the protagonist is portrayed as a Christ figure. Such is the case in Idylls of the King, written by Lord Alfred Tennyson. The protagonist, Arthur, is portrayed as a Christ figure in three ways: as a king who desires law and order, as a king with questioned paternity, and as
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  • Christ Figure
    Christ Figure Cody Maghuyop Mr. Neely English 30 November, 2010 From the very beginning of the novel "Lord of The Flies" Simon was very different from all the other boys on the island. Simon is seen as a Christ-figure in this novel because, he commits many selfless acts just like Jesus Chri
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  • Mcmurphy as a Christ Figure
    Sharon Ehret April 4th, 2011 McMurphy as a Christ Figure Christ comes from the name Yahweh which means God’s salvation and rescuer. Ken Kesey creates a character in his novel, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, that represents a figure like Christ that rescues and saves the patients at the w
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  • Jeremiah as a Christ Figure in Peace Like a River
    Nick ******* ********** ************************************ mm/dd/yyyy Jeremiah as a Christ Figure in Peace like a River In the novel Peace like a River, Leif Enger creates the character Jeremiah Land as a Christ figure in order to convey the character’s role as a person whose life is spent
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  • John Proctor as a Christ Figure
    Christ in Salem Human nature has often proven to be ignorant and exhibit prejudice to the individuals who provide nothing but benefit for society. John Proctor, a character in Arthur Miller’s The Crucible, can be classified as one of these people. As the proverbial Christ figure, Proctor embod
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  • Cool Hand Luke as Christ Figure
    Cool Hand Luke as a Christ Figure In the Film of Cool Hand Luke a man by the name of Lucas “Luke” Jackson is sentenced to two years in a Florida prison camp for cutting the heads off of parking meters while intoxicated. He is subjugated to hard labor all under the scrutiny of a ruthless hierarc
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  • The Great Gatsby Research: Gatsby Is Considered a Christ Figure
    A Christ figure is depicted as a visionary character who is symbolic to Jesus Christ and suggests towards the beginning of the novel, the reader learns more about Gatsby’s early life and can see how he to Biblical stories. In F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, the intriguing and mysterious
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  • Fahrenheit 451 Christ Figure
    If any character in the novel represents a Christ figure it has to be Montag. Even though he does not share all the same traits as Christ that does not mean that he is not a Christ figure. Traits of Christ that are applicable to Montag is that he’s around his 30’s, self-sacrificing, good with ch
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  • Jean Valjean - Christ Figure
    Victor Hugo, in Les Miserables, creates a Christ figure in the character of Jean Valjean. Jean Valjean is currently the mayor of a town after he runs away from his parole. His parole officer, Javert, is constantly on the lookout for him. One day, Valjean gets news that a man was captured...
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  • Interpreting a Christ Figure
    Yes, She is a Christ Figure Too. There are numerous ways to approach and interpret a character in literature as a symbolic Christ figure. This interpretation does not necessitate one to be of a certain religion either, but rather to be familiar with and/or possess knowledge of the...
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  • Billy Budd as a Christ Figure
    Melville uses many biblical allusions throughout the novella to relate Billy Budd to Jesus. Billy is symbolic of a Christ-like figure because of his destruction by evil and betrayal, fate and. Similar to Jesus, Billy was a fatalist who believed that life was planned out and all events were destined
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  • Jim Casy as a Jesus Christ Figure
    Jim Casy In John Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath, Steinbeck uses several characters and situations to symbol something greater. The character, Jim Casy, is portrayed as an allegorical figure that represents Jesus Christ. Casy’s ideals and beliefs are very similar to those of Jesus Christ. J
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  • Beowulf
    It is common opinion that Beowulf was written by a Christian poet. This was probably true because at the time when it was written, most of the few people who knew how to read and write were in the clergy. There are various references within the poem to elements of the Christian religion. However, th
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  • Beowulf Women and Christianity
    The Essential Women Throughout the story of “Beowulf”, many of the women play important roles. Whether illegitimate monsters or peaceweaving queens, all are central and needed to the poem as a whole. Each of the women can be analyzed in a corresponding, anthropological fashion. Through thi
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    It is common opinion that Beowulf was written by a Christian poet. This was probably true because at the time when it was written, most of the few people who knew how to read and write were in the clergy. There are various references within the poem to elements of the Christian religion....
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  • Figure of Christ in "Lord of the Flies"
    "CHRIST" IN LORD OF THE FLIES Many critics have compared the character of Simon in the book Lord of the Flies to a Christ figure. After reading this book I also found out that Simon and Christ had a lot in common. The first time we, readers start considering Simon a special person, different fr
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